Natalie Cooper CV


My full academic CV can be found here (last updated December 2016).



ORCID: 10000-0003-4919-8655
Researcher ID: I-7976-2012
Impact Story: 0000-0003-4919-8655
Google Scholar profile
Twitter: @nhcooper123


Academic Career

2015-present. Researcher in Life Sciences (Vertebrates), Natural History Museum, London, UK.

2012-2015. Assistant Professor, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

2010-2011. Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA.

2009-2010. Postdoctoral Associate, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, USA.



Ph.D, Phylogenetic approaches for studying competition in mammals.
Imperial College London & Institute of Zoology, UK. 2009.
Thesis: Phylogenetic approaches for studying competition in mammals.

M.Sc. (Distinction), Advanced Methods in Taxonomy and Biodiversity.
Imperial College London & Natural History Museum, London, UK. 2005.

B.Sc. (1st class honours) Biological Sciences.
University of Exeter, UK. 2004.


Public Engagement & Outreach

Various NHM Lates, NHM Dinosnores for Kids/Grownups etc. 2015 & 2016. Science Uncovered, Natural History Museum, London.
2014. SoapBox Science Ireland, an outreach event featuring women in science explaining their research in an interactive way.
2013 & 2014. Discover Research Dublin at the TCD Zoology Museum, as part of European Researcher’s Night.
2012-2015. EcoEvo@TCD blog developer and contributor. The blog won "Best Irish Science and Technology blog" at the Irish Blog Awards 2014 and a Bronze award in 2015.
Active Twitter user (@nhcooper123) with over 2300 followers and over 9500 tweets.


Professional Service

Associate Editor, Methods in Ecology & Evolution. 2015-present.
Deputy Secretary of British Ecological Society (BES) Macroecology Special Interest Group. 2015-present
Member of NHM Athena SWAN committee. 2015-present.
Member of BES Publications committee. 2014-present.